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told

[tohld] /toʊld/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of tell.
Idioms
2.
all told, counting everyone or everything; in all:
There were 50 guests all told.
Related forms
well-told, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for all told

all told

adverb
1.
(sentence modifier) taking every one into account; in all: we were seven all told

told

/təʊld/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of tell1
adjective
2.
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Word Origin and History for all told

told

past tense of tell, from Old English talde, past tense of tellan (see tell (v.)).

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Slang definitions & phrases for all told

told

Related Terms

fucking well told


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with all told

all told

Added up, in summation, as in The ferry will hold 80 passengers all told, or All told, his proposal makes some good points. This idiom, first recorded in 1850, uses the verb tell in the sense of “count.”

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